Kapsch Group expands in Romania: larger branch office and clear plans for growth
Vienna, 7th of December 2011 – With the opening of a new, larger branch office, the Kapsch Group is providing a signal for expansion in Romania. Alongside further investment, Kapsch also plans to increase the number of employees in the country. By 2015, Kapsch is estimating income of more than EUR 15 million in Romania. Numerous internationally active Austria companies have already entrusted their projects in Romania to Kapsch.
“In recent years, we have been able to successfully implement the growth strategy of the Kapsch Group. With Kapsch Business Com in particular, we have created the foundation with numerous acquisitions for supporting our customers in strategy and implementation to the best of our abilities. The expansion in the growth market of Romania solidifies our position in Eastern Europe and underscores our leading role as an ICT service partner”, explains Kari Kapsch, Chief Operating Officer, Kapsch Group.
Ambitious goals for the Kapsch Group in Romania
Kapsch has been operating successfully in Romania since 2009. International companies especially trust the know-how of Kapsch in the implementation of local activities. The new branch office will not only function as a regional business office of Kapsch BusinessCom. It is simultaneously also a central interface for the other subsidiaries of the Kapsch Group in Romania: Kapsch CarrierCom has already been integrated as a partner for the implementation of local projects in the fields of digital train radio (GSM-R) and the modernization of the railway networks over the course of multiple tenders. Kapsch TrafficCom provides solutions for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in Romania in order to be able to react actively to the local requirements over the course of the development of road infrastructure.
“Due to our strong solution portfolio and thanks to our flexibility, Kapsch BusinessCom is the optimal partner for integrated ICT projects. We can cover all areas thanks to our partnerships with the world’s leading companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, HP or EMC. We are convinced that we can also advance to the leading ICT provider in Romania in the coming years with our new branch”, said Franz Semmernegg, Chief Executive Officer, Kapsch BusinessCom.
The Kapsch Group is a corporate group of traffic and communication industry companies with headquarters in Vienna. Founded in 1892, today Kapsch is a globally leading technology company with some 100 subsidiaries or branches on five continents. Kapsch numbers amongst the world’s leading companies in the business fields of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and railway & public operator telecommunications; Kapsch holds a regionally leading position in the area of information and communications technology. The Kapsch Group comprises the subsidiaries Kapsch BusinessCom, Kapsch CarrierCom and Kapsch TrafficCom. In the fiscal year 2010/2011, the corporate group with more than 4,000 employees achieve a turnover of approximately 830 million EUR.
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